Go to Ben Elton – Live 2021

Tuesday 20 April 2021 7.30pm

Rescheduled

Due to announcements made by the Australian and New Zealand Governments restricting mass gatherings for an undetermined time period, the decision has been made to reschedule Ben Elton - "Live 2020" at Canberra Theatre Centre. The Ben Elton - "Live 2021" performance will now be staged in The Playhouse and take place Tuesday 20 April 2021 at 7.30pm. Ticketing information Current ticket holders seats have been reallocated to the same category you purchased, in the new venue. If your Print at Home or Physical Ticket(s) were sent or posted out to you, please keep an eye on your email inbox or post box for your new ticket(s), which will arrive before the show. If you opted for venue collection, your new ticket(s) will be available to collect from the Box office on the day of the show. It’s important you use these new tickets to gain access to the new performance. Tickets for the old performance will no longer be valid. If you cannot make this new date and would like to request a refund please email CanberraTicketing@act.gov.au by Sunday June 7, 5pm to request a call back. Our team is working hard to respond as quickly as possible, we thank you for your patience as we work through these changes.

Ben Elton Live 2021

Ben Elton exploded onto the comedy scene more than 30 years ago, hosting Channel 4’s groundbreaking Saturday Live. Since then Elton has achieved huge success as a stand-up comic, author, playwright, actor and director. He's written television shows such as The Young Ones, Blackadder 2, Blackadder The Third, Blackadder Goes Forth, The Thin Blue Line, the famous ‘exam’ episode of Mr Bean and many more, as well writing and directing two feature films: 2000’s Maybe Baby and 2017’s Australian-made Three Summers. Last year he wrote Kenneth Branagh’s critically acclaimed biopic of William Shakespeare All Is True which starred Judi Dench and Ian McKellen.  A highly respected author, Elton has published 16 best-selling novels, six of which became number one bestsellers. Elton is also widely known for his writing for the stage which includes three smash hit West End plays and the global phenomenon We Will Rock You based on the music of British rock legends Queen. A serial award winner, he has won three BAFTAs, two Laurence Olivier Awards, The Royal Television Society Writer’s Award, The Golden Dagger UK Crime Writer of the Year AwardThe Critics Circle Award for Best Musical and the Eurovision Golden Rose D’Or Lifetime Achievement Award. As Ben says: "The last time I toured I was still smarter than my phone. Things have definitely taken a funny turn."

Show details:

Synopsis

Tuesday 20 April 2021
7.30pm

Rescheduled

Due to announcements made by the Australian and New Zealand Governments restricting mass gatherings for an undetermined time period, the decision has been made to reschedule Ben Elton – “Live 2020” at Canberra Theatre Centre.

The Ben Elton – “Live 2021” performance will now be staged in The Playhouse and take place Tuesday 20 April 2021 at 7.30pm.

Ticketing information
Current ticket holders seats have been reallocated to the same category you purchased, in the new venue.

If your Print at Home or Physical Ticket(s) were sent or posted out to you, please keep an eye on your email inbox or post box for your new ticket(s), which will arrive before the show. If you opted for venue collection, your new ticket(s) will be available to collect from the Box office on the day of the show.

It’s important you use these new tickets to gain access to the new performance. Tickets for the old performance will no longer be valid.

If you cannot make this new date and would like to request a refund please email CanberraTicketing@act.gov.au by Sunday June 7, 5pm to request a call back. Our team is working hard to respond as quickly as possible, we thank you for your patience as we work through these changes.

Ben Elton Live 2021

Ben Elton exploded onto the comedy scene more than 30 years ago, hosting Channel 4’s groundbreaking Saturday Live. Since then Elton has achieved huge success as a stand-up comic, author, playwright, actor and director.

He’s written television shows such as The Young Ones, Blackadder 2, Blackadder The Third, Blackadder Goes Forth, The Thin Blue Line, the famous ‘exam’ episode of Mr Bean and many more, as well writing and directing two feature films: 2000’s Maybe Baby and 2017’s Australian-made Three Summers. Last year he wrote Kenneth Branagh’s critically acclaimed biopic of William Shakespeare All Is True which starred Judi Dench and Ian McKellen. 

A highly respected author, Elton has published 16 best-selling novels, six of which became number one bestsellers. Elton is also widely known for his writing for the stage which includes three smash hit West End plays and the global phenomenon We Will Rock You based on the music of British rock legends Queen.

A serial award winner, he has won three BAFTAs, two Laurence Olivier Awards, The Royal Television Society Writer’s Award, The Golden Dagger UK Crime Writer of the Year AwardThe Critics Circle Award for Best Musical and the Eurovision Golden Rose D’Or Lifetime Achievement Award.

As Ben says: “The last time I toured I was still smarter than my phone. Things have definitely taken a funny turn.”

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Live Nation by special arrangement with Phil McIntyre

CATEGORY:
Comedy

DURATION:
TBC

WARNINGS:
This performance may contain mild obscene language.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is suitable for children 14+.

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
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Additional Information:
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NEED TO KNOW

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Please be aware that the Canberra Theatre Centre has no obligation to honour tickets purchased via unauthorised re-sellers. If you attend the event with a ticket purchased via an unauthorised re-seller such as Ticketmaster Resale, Viagogo, Ticketbis, eBay, Gumtree, Tickets Australia or otherwise, you may be refused entry to the event.

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COVID-19 Update: 22 July

The Canberra Theatre Centre Box Office is open to the public, and we will begin hosting limited-capacity performances in August. For a list of rescheduled or cancelled performances click here. Affected ticket holders will be contacted by the Box Office.

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